BOSS LADY Appreciation Day.
I’m in suburbia tonight so naturally watching an entire Beyonce ‘Formation‘ concert online (she remains a problematic fave). I’ve only really become a true fan with the last two records she has put out. In a previous post I mentioned bell hook’s criticisms of Beyonce as a cultural influencer; as I said, many of her critiques are on point. But I am also a grown ass woman who enjoys the show Beyonce delivers, enjoys exercising to bomb remixes of her tracks, and admires Bey’s insane work ethic and stage presence.
Here’s a compilation of clips of Bey behind the scenes, working hard to execute her grand visions and being human at the same time. As always, the video has a sexist, stupid title (3.16 minute mark onward is where the gold is at):
And here is Queen Bey slaying a ‘Formation Tour’ concert (the entire thing):